Sunderland Safeguarding Children Partnership

Mental Health of Young People

Understanding Young Minds

Suicide Awareness

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Child Mental Health: Recognising and responding to issues - NSPCC

Adverse Childhood Experiences - UCLAN Online Resources - An in-depth glossary of resources available on ACES and Trauma

How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across A Lifetime - Ted Talk by Nadine Burke Harris

Mind Your Words - Free eLearning designed to support those working with children and young people with mental health needs.

Coronavirus - Experiences of vulnerable children, young people and parents: Research

This report presents findings from qualitative research conducted with a range of children, young people and parents in vulnerable or seldom heard groups, carried out to explore their lived experiences during and throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hub of Hope

The Hub of Hope is the UK’s leading mental health support database. It is provided by national mental health charity, Chasing the Stigma, and brings local, national, peer, community, charity, private and NHS mental health support and services together in one place for the first time.


Please find here a link to our Kooth Sign Up Guide should you wish to support any young people with gaining access to our online community.

In addition to all of the above information, you can request any Kooth services by accessing the Online Kooth Booking Form

To date, the Hub of Hope has directed hundreds of thousands of people to life-changing and even life-saving support and it is now the UK’s go-to mental health support signposting tool, with thousands of local, regional and national support groups and services listed.

Due to the popularity and success of the Hub of Hope, as a charitable organisation, they are openly looking for support. Therefore if any forces are looking at worthwhile charities to support or suggest to their partner agencies please consider them, they really have created a worthwhile database and App that is so useful to many.


R;pple is a browser tool which aims to minimise the risks of the internet, while harnessing its potential for good. R;pple is an interceptive tool designed to present a visual prompt when a person searches for harmful keywords or phrase relating to the topic of self-harm or suicide. These phrases include any words or terminology which had been identified as displaying potentially damaging online content.

The tool discretely intercepts harmful searches and provides signposting to 24/7, free mental health support at a time when individuals are most vulnerable.



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